East Asian Studies

Social Sciences Track
Basic Requirements: 13 half-courses

  1. Required courses:

    1. Four half-courses of an East Asian language (or equivalent).

    2. Two half-courses of tutorial or courses designated as equivalents.

    3. Seven half-courses selected from among East Asian or related subject course offerings (see item 1c of Humanities Track Basic Requirements). Additional language courses may replace up to one full year of these courses.

  2. Tutorials:

    1. East Asian Studies 97ab Sophomore Tutorial (may be taken in sophomore or junior year).

    2. East Asian Studies 98 Junior Tutorial. With permission of the head tutor, an approved replacement course may be substituted for EAS 98.

  3. Thesis: None.

  4. General Examination: None.

  5. Other information: Courses counted for concentration credit may not be taken Pass/Fail, except by special petition.

Social Sciences Track
Requirements for Honors Eligibility: 14 half-courses

  1. Required courses:

    1. Six half-courses of an East Asian language (or equivalent).

    2. Four half-courses of tutorial or courses designated as equivalents.

    3. Four half-courses chosen from East Asian course offerings (see item 1c of Humanities Track Basic Requirements).

  2. Tutorials:
        a-c. Same as Basic Requirements.
        d. Senior year: East Asian Studies 99 (two terms), preparation of thesis, required. Letter-graded.

  3. Thesis: Ordinarily a senior thesis is required for all levels of honors in Field. In rare cases, a student with an outstanding record of course work may be recommended for Honors in Field, though not for High or Highest Honors, without having written a thesis.

  4. General Examination: None.

  5. Other information: Courses counted for concentration credit may not be taken Pass/Fail, except by special petition.